Outspoken Mombasa County Assembly member Mohammed Hatimy is dead.
Hatimy is also the County’s Orange Democratic Movement- ODM Chairperson.
“He passed on at 3am. He was suffering from lung infection,” Mombasa County Assembly Speaker Aharub Khatri said.
He has been receiving urgent medical attention at the Mombasa Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit-ICU.
He is the Mombasa County Medical Services Chief Officer Dr. Khadija Shikelly’s husband.
He was among seven Mombasa MCAs who tested positive for Covid-19 forcing an urgent closure of the assembly on October, 27.
Hatimy chaired the Assembly’s Finance Committee.
Hatimy was once a sports champion leading the national soccer team Harambee stars as head coach.
The late nomicated MCA He is expected to be buried at the Kikowani cemetery later Saturday evening.